Literary Elements

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Literary Terms Quizzes & Trivia

Choose the answer the best matches the definition of the word.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Setting
    • A. 

      Is the major idea or lesson that a story conveys about life

    • B. 

      Is the series of related events that make up the story

    • C. 

      Is the time and place in which story events occur

  • 2. 
    Character
    • A. 

      Is a person or other figure that is part of the story

    • B. 

      Is the vantage point from which a story is told

    • C. 

      Refers to any language that uses images or language that makes different kinds of comparisons

  • 3. 
    Plot
    • A. 

      Is the time and place in which story events occur

    • B. 

      Is the series of related events that make up the story

    • C. 

      Is the use of hints or clues to suggest what will happen later in literature.

  • 4. 
    Theme
    • A. 

      The view in which the story is being told

    • B. 

      Is the major idea or lesson that a story conveys about life

    • C. 

      Is the series of related events that make up the story

  • 5. 
    Foreshadowing
    • A. 

      Is the use of hints or clues to suggest what will happen later in literature

    • B. 

      Is action that interrupts to show an event that happened at an earlier time which is necessary to better understanding.

    • C. 

      The series of events in the story

  • 6. 
    Flashback
    • A. 

      Is the attitude or style of expression used to write

    • B. 

      Is the major idea or lesson that a story conveys about life

    • C. 

      Is action that interrupts to show an event that happened at an earlier time which is necessary to better understanding.

  • 7. 
    Mood
    • A. 

      Is the general feeling in a story, it refers to the emotion or emotions a writer makes a reader feel

    • B. 

      Is the attitude or style of expression used to write

    • C. 

      Is the major idea or lesson that a story conveys about life

  • 8. 
    Figurative Language
    • A. 

      Is the attitude or style of expression used to write

    • B. 

      Is the use of hints or clues to suggest what will happen later in literature

    • C. 

      Refers to any language that uses images or language that makes different kinds of comparisons

  • 9. 
    Point of View
    • A. 

      Is the major idea or lesson that a story conveys about life

    • B. 

      Is the vantage point from which the story is told

    • C. 

      Is the use of hints or clues to suggest what will happen later in literature